R. K. Mathur Age, Caste, Wife, Family, Biography & More
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R. K. Mathur Age, Caste, Wife, Family, Biography & More


Bio/Wiki Full NameRadha Krishna Mathur ProfessionCivil Servant (Retired IAS Officer) Famous ForBeing the first Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm in meters- 1.65 m in feet & inches- 5’ 5” Eye ColourBlack Hair ColourSalt & Pepper Civil Service ServiceIndian Administrative Services (IAS) Batch1977 CadreTripura Major Designations• District Magistrate and Collector of West Tripura • CEO of Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council • Commissioner of Panchayats (Tripura) • Commissioner of Revenue (Tripura) • Resident Commissioner of Tripura • Principal Secretary (Rural Development) of Tripura • Principal Secretary (Agriculture) of Tripura • Principal Secretary (Finance) of Tripura • Chief Secretary of Tripura • Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Secretary of India • Development Commissioner in the Ministry of Textiles • Chief Enforcement Officer in the Ministry of Textiles • Defence Production Secretary of India • Special Secretary in Ministry of Defence • India's Defence Secretary • Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of India Personal Life Date of Birth25 November 1953 (Wednesday) Age (as in 2019)66 Years BirthplaceUttar Pradesh Zodiac signSagittarius Signature


Some Lesser Known Facts About RK Mathur

  1. RK Mathur is a retired IAS officer who was appointed as the first Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh on 31 October 2019.

  2. At the beginning of his career, he was appointed as the District Collector of West Tripura. Eventually, he went on to serve on various key positions of the Tripura Government.

  3. In December 2003, he was appointed as the Chief Secretary of Tripura by the Chief Minister of Tripura.


RK Mathur in office


  1. On 1 October 2012, he was appointed as the Union Defence Production Secretary by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) for a fixed tenure of two years.


RK Mathur during his tenure as the Defence Secretary


  1. On 18 December 2015, Mathur was appointed as the Chief Information Commissioner to head the Central Information Commission (CIC) by the ACC. He assumed office on 5 January 2016 and retired from his post and service on 24 November 2018.


RK Mathur (extreme left) after being appointed as the CIC


  1. On  25 October 2019, he was nominated by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, to be the first Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh.


RK Mathur with Ram Nath Kovind


  1. On 31 October 2019, he was sworn-in as the first Lieutenant Governor of the newly formed Ladakh Union Territory.


RK Mathur taking oath as the Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh

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1. ↑ Wikipedia

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